Articles by Martin Westlake

02 2022

New European Parliament President Roberta Metsola: continuity in change

Martin Westlake
The new President of the European Parliament, Maltese Roberta Metsola, was elected as a continuity candidate of the centre-right. Yet, argues Martin Westlake, her election also marks a shift to the young, the left and the south, by a gifted politician who will surely leave her mark A breath of fresh air On 18 January […]
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12 2020

Deal or No Deal won’t change Brexit's impact on the long-term EU-UK relationship – which will still have to be forged

Martin Westlake
EU-UK free trade talks will open the way for a bigger debate on their long-term relationship, writes Martin Westlake. The EU will have to recognise the UK’s exceptional status and the UK will have to accept it cannot completely escape the pull of the EU’s internal market. What that means is a continued important role for the UK to play in Europe
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Martin Westlake
Visiting Professor in Practice, European Institute, LSE and Visiting Professor, College of Europe, Bruges

Martin has published widely on the European Union and its institutions, and on European and British politics.

He is the author of 2019's Slipping Loose: The UK’s Long Drift Away from the European Union, and editor of Outside the EU: Options for Britain, 2020, both published by Agenda Publishing, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Outside the EU, edited by Martin Westlake

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